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Old 10-02-2013, 10:14 AM
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Definitely making an impact with your buffing efforts. While this is a bit of work, the immediate results are quite rewarding. A little heat from a hair dryer or heat gun will allow you to peel those stickers up to see where you need to get that shine to match.
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:53 AM
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Definitely making an impact with your buffing efforts. While this is a bit of work, the immediate results are quite rewarding. A little heat from a hair dryer or heat gun will allow you to peel those stickers up to see where you need to get that shine to match.

Good tip. I do see the shine under some of the decals. I have a heat gun, but I hope the stripe off wheel works good.
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Old 10-02-2013, 11:10 AM
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Good tip. I do see the shine under some of the decals. I have a heat gun, but I hope the stripe off wheel works good.
I haven't used a wheel before. Be cautious with the heat gun. If the decals get too hot they can get brittle.
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Old 10-03-2013, 10:47 AM
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I haven't used a wheel before. Be cautious with the heat gun. If the decals get too hot they can get brittle.
We only tried the stripe off wheel and worked mint! I think it will take 1hr to get them all off with this method.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:08 AM
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We only tried the stripe off wheel and worked mint! I think it will take 1hr to get them all off with this method.
Can't argue with that.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:11 AM
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Can't argue with that.
We only removed the transom decal. The gelcoat under the decal was raised compared to the rest of the surface. I wetsanded with 1000 then 1500 to level it. Buffed it out and looks pretty good.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:19 AM
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We only removed the transom decal. The gelcoat under the decal was raised compared to the rest of the surface. I wetsanded with 1000 then 1500 to level it. Buffed it out and looks pretty good.
Sounds like you have things pretty much under control.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:23 AM
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Sounds like you have things pretty much under control.
I've been doing some reading...LOL. This is my first time ever buffing/sanding. We'll see how it turns out!
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:51 PM
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I've been doing some reading...LOL. This is my first time ever buffing/sanding. We'll see how it turns out!
I had never buffed anything before I got my boat either. Amazing what a guy can learn here. This site is a fantastic resource. If there isn't already a great write-up on the subject you are interested in, there are a dozen guys who just did it and have tons of advice.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:03 AM
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Stripped the remaining decals off. It took about an hour with the 3M stripe off wheel.

I installed new wheel cylinders last night. They sent me the wrong master.

Co-worker gave me some durablocks, 600, 1000, 1500 as I need to work on a few areas.

Looks like rain in the forecast for this weekend. Also, I'll be installing a new radiator and tranny cooler in the SUV this weekend.
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